Constrict
からみつく Coil Around
Constrict(Let's Go).PNG
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Normal.gif
Category: Type Physical.gif
Power: 10
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 35 (Max. 56)
Priority: 0
Contact: Yes
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: No
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 3 ♥♥♥
Startles the Pokémon that appeared before the user.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 0
Earn a higher score the later the Pokémon performs.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Tough
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Brings down the energy of any Pokémon that have already used a move this turn.

Constrict is a Normal-type move introduced in Generation I.

Description

Games Description
GSC An attack that may lower SPEED.
RSE Constricts to inflict pain. May lower SPEED.
FRLG The foe is attacked with long tentacles or vines. It may lower SPEED.
DPPtHGSS The foe is attacked with long, creeping tentacles or vines. It may also lower the target's Speed.
BWB2W2 The target is attacked with long, creeping tentacles or vines. It may also lower the target's Speed stat.
XYORAS The target is attacked with long, creeping tentacles or vines. This may also lower the target's Speed stat.
SMUSUMPE The target is attacked with long, creeping tentacles, vines, or the like. This may also lower the target's Speed stat.

Effect

In battle

Constrict does damage and has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1 stage. In a Double Battle, Constrict can target any Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Constrict can only target a Pokémon that's adjacent to the user.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
VII VIII
072.png Tentacool water/poison 27 12 12
073.png Tentacruel water/poison 1, 27 1, 12 1, 12
114.png Tangela grass 1 1 1
138.png Omanyte rock/water 1 1
139.png Omastar rock/water 1 1
167.png Spinarak bug/poison 11 11
168.png Ariados bug/poison 1, 11 1, 11
213.png Shuckle bug/rock 1 1
224.png Octillery water 11 11
345.png Lileep rock/grass 8
346.png Cradily rock/grass 1, 8
425.png Drifloon ghost/flying
426.png Drifblim ghost/flying
465.png Tangrowth grass
686.png Inkay dark/psychic
687.png Malamar dark/psychic
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

Pokémon Type Egg Groups Father
III IV V VI VII VIII
592.png Frillish water/ghost 425.png426.png 425.png426.png TBA
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
* indicates a Pokémon that can only learn this move through chain breeding.

Gallery

Main games

Main series

See also

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